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Syncsort has announced new additions to its Syncsort Assure family of products that can be used to help address top-of-mind compliance challenges faced by IT leaders and highlighted in its 2018 State of Resilience Report. These new capabilities in Syncsort’s IBM i security products can help IT leaders streamline compliance with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and strengthen security with multi-factor authentication…

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Compuware announced a product acquisition, enhancements to Topaz for Total Test, and a partnership that together dramatically improve the ability of large enterprises to embrace Agile and DevOps on their mainframes through the broader use of simplified, automated unit testing—which is essential for fast, safe and efficient development and deployment of new digital deliverables…

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In my previous column, we discussed six best practices that leverage the tremendous capabilities of the mainframe to help build the digital enterprise. It’s fair to ask the follow-up question, “How do you know where to start when looking to implement these best practices?” The simple response is, “Get an MRI for your mainframe!”…

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There is no question that the IBM mainframe is once more on a roll, thanks primarily to IBM's introduction of the z14 in 2017 and its capability to handle today's more modern, robust requirements. This is made crystal clear in an excellent article I recently read by Derek Britton, Micro Focus' director of AMC strategy. You can read the original article here

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Software AG has announced its acquisition of TrendMiner NV. Founded in 2008 and based in Hasselt, Belgium. TrendMiner specializes in visual data analytics for the manufacturing and process industry and will complement Software AG’s Cumulocity Internet of Things (IoT) and Industry 4.0 product portfolio. It enables manufacturing companies and the process industries to quickly and easily recognize patterns and trends in their process data, identify production irregularities, and adapt necessary process adjustments early - without the need for support from IT specialists or data scientists. TrendMiner’s plug-and-play software adds value immediately after deployment. …

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